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Record 90% Farm Plastics Recycling Rate Achieved

Irish farmers achieved a record 90% recycling rate for farm plastics in 2021 and in doing so recycled the equivalent of plastic from 18 million silage bales. The vast majority of the plastic was collected at over 200 bring-centres, which the Irish Farm Films Producer’ Group (IFFPG) held during the summer at locations such as marts, coops and agri-merchant premises.  This also represented a boost to circular economy objectives in Ireland as over a third of collected material was supplied [...]

APRIL DATES POSTONED DUE TO COVID-19

2020 DATES POSTONED DUE TO COVID-19
In line with national guidelines designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus, IFFPG has postponed ALL its bring-centres until further notice.
IFFPG apologises to farmers for any inconvenience that this unavoidable decision may cause.

John Hayes retirement from IFFPG Board

Liam Moloney, Scheme Manager makes a presentation to John Hayes who stepped down from the board at the end of last year after representing the distributor sector for three years. IFFPG is very grateful for the considerable contribution that John made to the scheme during his time on the board and wishes him all the very best for the future.

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IFFPG Celebration Event

Michael & tom and phill hogan

Michael Slattery, IFFPG’s outgoing chair (centre) was made a presentation by Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development Phil Hogan and IFFPG new Chair, Tom Dunne (left) at the recently held IFFPG celebration event.